Toyota Motor Corporation is a multinational automaker headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. The company was founded by Kiichiro Toyoda in 1937.
Interesting facts about Toyota
There are a wide variety of Toyota models available. Models include everything from family cars to fast 2 seater sports cars.
The Mini is a small car that was made by the British Motor Corporation. The vehicle is in some ways considered the British equivalent to its German contemporary the Volkswagen Beetle. In 1999 the Mini was voted the second most influential car of the 20th century.
The Mini was recently revived with it contemporary model the Mini Cooper.
One should be very careful when buying a second hand car; you just never know what you’re getting. Some can be asked over the phone or via email before even seeing the vehicle in person. Others should be asked while looking at the used car.
Questions to ask in advance
Questions to ask while looking at the car
Questions to ask after the test drive
Did you know that a flat increase your fuel consumption? Driving with soft tyres can add up to 2% to your fuel bills. So keep your tyres inflated to the correct level and save.
Air conditioning uses up to 25% more fuel. Switch it off and open your air vents instead, or just have the window down.
Service your car
Inefficient, under-serviced engines can reduce fuel economy by 10% or more. Similarly, have the oil in your car changed regularly. Having clean oil reduces the wear and tear on the engine.
A light load
The lighter the car is the less petrol needed to move it. Remove roof racks, carriers and removable seats when they are not in use. Also keep the boot empty as often as possible.
Obviously, where possible. Small cars stuck in traffic jams use up a litre of petrol every 60 minutes.
Have you ever gotten stuck on the side of the road with a flat tire? Luckily changing the tire is a pretty simple task. Change your tire in these easy 14 steps.
A new tire in 13 steps